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Master of Finance

Program Details


Master of Science


School of Business Graduate Program


On Campus & Online


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Traditional finance jobs are disappearing as digital currencies, automated investing, mobile banking, and high-frequency trading require leaders to bring a new set of technology skills to decision making.

Program Highlights

Mastering In-Demand Skills: The Stevens School of Business master’s degree in finance is designed with an ever-evolving, leading-edge curriculum that equips students with the skills and knowledge sought after by top employers in the finance industry. The program's real-world relevance ensures graduates are job-ready from day one. Stevens alumni have built a solid foundation of excellence that future graduates are prepared to build on.

Wall Street Tools: Students gain hands-on experience with the latest technologies used by Wall Street firms and global financial institutions, providing them with a competitive edge in the job market. The program's emphasis on practical application ensures seamless integration into dynamic finance roles.

Unparalleled Industry Insights: A diverse faculty with extensive industry experience brings unique perspectives and insights to the classroom. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the complexities across financial disciplines that prepare them for success in a globalized financial landscape.

Powerful Professional Networks: Faculty members maintain close ties with the finance industry, enabling them to connect students with valuable professional networks and discover opportunities that align with their individual interests and career aspirations. This personalized approach helps ensure a smooth transition from academia to the workforce.

The Heart of Global Finance: Located so close to the financial capital of the world, New York City, Stevens provides students with unparalleled access to industry leaders, networking events and real-world finance experiences. Our strategic location offers a competitive advantage for students seeking to launch successful careers in the heart of global finance.

GMAT/GRE test scores are optional for all master’s programs except MBA. Applicants who think that their test scores reflect their potential for success in graduate school may submit scores for consideration.

A Finance Degree for Today's Tech-Driven World

The STEM-designated* Finance master’s program reflects the unique blend of technology, analytics and data skills required of professionals in this field, to confront the challenges of today and to better understand the business opportunities of tomorrow.

As a result of this careful curricular design, several important organizations — the CFP Board, CFA Institute and the Global Association of Risk Professionals — have recognized the Stevens master’s in Finance as providing unique value to students who complete these programs. 

In addition to its curricular design, the Finance program remains relevant through its Hoboken location, putting the campus a 10-minute train or ferry ride from Wall Street. 

*A STEM-designated program allows students from outside of the U.S. to be eligible for a 24-month extension of their Optional Practical Training (OPT).

M.S. in Finance Careers

The M.S. in Finance develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of roles like:

  • Financial Analyst

  • Derivatives Analyst

  • Index Development Analyst

  • Risk Management Analyst

  • Financial Executive

  • Equity Product Support

Potential hiring organizations include companies like: Deloitte, Fidelity Investments, KPMG, Lenovo Infrastructure, UBS, Vanguard and more.

Application Deadlines

Full-time applications are accepted in three distinct cycles. To be considered for admission, all materials must be submitted by the deadline.

Application Cycle

Application Deadline

Application Decision

Acceptance Deadline


Oct. 15

Dec. 1

Jan. 15


Jan. 15

March 1

Included in admission offer


April 15

May 1

June 1

Finance Curriculum

The Finance master's program at Stevens is available on campus or fully online.

Master of Finance Specializations

A unique feature of this degree is the ability to customize the curriculum to best suit your career interests. Students can select from the concentrations below or, if desired, select four elective courses in any areas of their choosing, such as management science, financial engineering, mathematics, statistics and computer science.

Meet the Program Director

Headshot of Program Director Emmanuel Hatzakis Dr. Emmanuel Hatzakis director of the Finance and Financial Engineering programs, joined Stevens School of Business after a long career at Bank of America, UBS, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. His teaching curriculum focuses on wealth management, financial derivatives and fintech. He has a master's and Ph.D. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

M.S. in Finance: Facts & Figures

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